Dr. David Weissgold, MD

Dr. David Weissgold, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Weissgold, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in South Burlington, VT and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

99 Swift St Ste 200

South Burlington, VT 05403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Weissgold performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Contusion of the Eyeball
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Vermont.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Presbyn Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • U Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mass Eye & Ear Infirm-Harvard U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weissgold has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weissgold's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weissgold to family and friends
3.1
based on 21 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Weissgold's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in South Burlington, VT
I had a piece of metal puncture my eye and damage the retina. Although he repaired the retina, he thoroughly obliterated the sulcus, needlessly, leaving no decent attachment point for an IOL implant. This forced my next surgeon to suture the iol to the iris, a much more difficult task which was not...more
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in Colchester, VT
Very current in his field. His experience and knowledge are apparent and his explanations are clear and thoughtful. He chooses his words carefully to convey the facts of the situation. He actually reversed a diagnosis he had made many years before based on new information. Highly thought of and...more
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in Moretown Vt
I was recommended by Dr Larson. After my exam, Dr Weissgold did a procedure for a tear in the retina on a Fri evening. This procedure was done after he was able to take care of his booked patients. Dr Weissgold saw me the following Sat morning for a follow up visit. He explained very thoroughly...more
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in Denver, CO
Even with an appointment I had to wait over three hours to get a 5 minute hasted examn.
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